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by NYKiter
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Foil front loop tutorials
Replies: 8
Views: 520

Re: Foil front loop tutorials

Thoroughly enjoyed this vid :jump: :jump: :jump:
by NYKiter
Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Wing improvement question
Replies: 6
Views: 396

Re: Wing improvement question

JBWELD putty epoxy. Its like taffy and sets up REAL fast and then can be sanded....then coat with super glue....
by NYKiter
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Over-powered on big wings
Replies: 10
Views: 1047

Re: Over-powered on big wings

Sister just came in for those who havent seen both together.....

https://photos.app.goo.gl/k3qf1skPePMyRQ3i6
by NYKiter
Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Over-powered on big wings
Replies: 10
Views: 1047

Re: Over-powered on big wings

We have guys constantly using 5m Neos with the Onda.....which I will be doing more of... Anyhow, seems like this is the range for the 633 ...up here in our crappy great lakes wind anyways... 12m = 9-13 knots 9m = 13-17 knots 5m = 18-26 knots 3.5m = 27+ knots (kite flies fast as f*ck) Neo seems bette...
by NYKiter
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Over-powered on big wings
Replies: 10
Views: 1047

Re: Over-powered on big wings

Yea, hearing this from by buddies....too much kite....Tx
by NYKiter
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Over-powered on big wings
Replies: 10
Views: 1047

Over-powered on big wings

Finding that the 633 is like a jack hammer up into the feet when overpowered...especially on ratty frontal winds with wide ranges...been on a 5m a lot this winter in 25+ knot winds...

Just ordered up the 683...anyone move down in wing size for this reason?
by NYKiter
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Hydrofoil Videos
Replies: 471
Views: 118963

Re: Hydrofoil Videos

I have two carafinos and several wing sets....never seen that stab before....
by NYKiter
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Beaver Tail Alternatives
Replies: 2
Views: 409

Re: Beaver Tail Alternatives

Can you run any CFD simulations on and compare Reynolds number with vs. without? Might give you actual data rather than anecdotal? Ive been wondering about biplane wings....small one up top of the mast to give more lift when going slow, then when it rises your on a faster wing.....who knows, keep go...
by NYKiter
Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: The stagnant foiler.
Replies: 51
Views: 5501

Re: The stagnant foiler.

Not sure how old your are but in my experience, foils dont take too kindly to older riders....

The balance, coordination, reflexes and timing skills needed are much greater than TT....

That said, once you get it down its no problem...
by NYKiter
Tue Jan 08, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2019
Replies: 107
Views: 14365

Re: Moses 2019

Thats what Im looking for TX....good idea to wait and see though...

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